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Hi Dalem9 and group, Thanks for your so prompt reply,
I've often thought that 1/2 and 3/4 scales were harder to work on than the larger. You certainly have a great finish and sizing in your parts,
Have done one 1" scale and some 1.1/2 locos. Here is a photo of my last. The loco is an enlarged to 1.1/5 scale version of Kozo's Heisler.
Bot obviously the boiler had to be done from scratch,

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Hi rad45 it is 3/4 scale and the frame was cut on a bench top mill by hand .It is 3 piece that are bolted together. Parry I build a furnace and made a model of the wheel and then casted them .They were the first casting I ever made . If you have other questions I will be glad to answer them .I did a lot of reading and them watched a lot on u tube .
Thanks Dale. I do have a million questions but will search out Utube as well before bothering you.
 

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Kozo Book on the 0-4-0 Pennsylvania A3 Switcher is were I learn most of my shills .Kozo shows you how to do everything . It's a great book well worth the money .
 

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More picture of the head light and marker lights .Parts for the steam dome . I am going to try casting the other parts for the steam and sand domes when the weather get warmer . Cost way to much to buy the brass to make them . So far no luck in making the number boards .

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Nice work, did you have a drawing or dimensions for your headlight. I need to make one, but have only a couple photos and know they were 19 inch full scale. Any info you could share, would be appreciated.
Tom
 

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Hi Tom ,Sorry for the delay I've been busy at other things .The plans are being run in the Live Steam and Oudoor Railroad ..The side lights I designed them myself from pictures .I will find out what issue it is in for you.
 

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The Head light is in the June /July issue 2017 .
 

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Here are my castings for the steam dome and the sand dome .The wood is the patterns .A lot of brass to make these .Now if they all turn out OK I will be happy .If not back in the furance they go.
 

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That is called OLD SCHOOL! Nice to see that there are still a few old school machinists around! Great work and absolutely stellar product!
 

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Well they are both done .They have been alot of work .In the end both came out very well .I am happy with them. Leared alot about casting and alot about running my new mill with the Rapidturn lathe . Thanks for looking in Dale
 

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I’ve said it before but wow, this is fantastic work.

By the way how many of those size gages have you spent so far?[emoji12]
 
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